Neuberger Berman has named financial services veteran Brendan Gill as its new senior vice president and head of national accounts in its Advisors Solutions Group.

In his new role, Gill will lead a five-person relationship management team for all wirehouse and independent broker-dealers and will have primary responsibility for the Morgan Stanley Smith Barney relationship.

Gill reports to Jason Ainsworth, managing director and head of Neuberger Berman's Advisor Solutions Group.

Gill has more than 19 years of financial services experience. Before joining Neuberger Berman, he served as director of national accounts at MFS Investment Management. Previously, he was a sales executive at firms including John A. Levin & Co., Lincoln Financial and Delaware Capital, and Pioneer Group. Gill began his financial services career as an account representative at Met Life in 1993.

Larry Barrett writes for Financial Planning.